On their journey to the final, Didier Deschamps’ charges defeated Argentina, Uruguay and Belgium, teams who had earlier thrashed Nigeria, Egypt and Tunisia respectively in the group stage of the tournament.
“I have nothing but respect for Harry Kane. he is one of the best strikers in the English Premier League”, he said.
The European neighbours meet in Tuesday´s first semi-final in Saint Petersburg for the right to play England or Croatia in Sunday´s showpiece in Moscow.
“It was an impulsive decision but I will stand by it”, he said.
Benton made the bet prior to Maguire giving England the lead in their match against Sweden on Saturday.
Speaking to the Daily Star the 51-year-old defender said that he was afraid of Maguire’s mobility and movement, Keown was asked whether he was sent by Arsenal to scout for Maguire and the former England global confirmed by saying, “Yes”. However, if 1998 champions France and 1966 winners England both win their semi-finals they’ll be able to relax and enjoy the final with their return assured. “If you look back at the squad I think mainly a lot of them are defenders so it says something about Yorkshire”.
So when Sheffield-born Maguire headed the ball home, Matt put the deposit down and booked his appointment.
What’s more, Maguire offered to sort out an England shirt signed by the whole squad to send to Benton for his enormous commitment to the cause.
Asked what Macron said, Mbappe replied: “President Macron said that he would see us in the semifinals, and that he was going to come back to see us with the World Cup”.
Media captionJamie Richardson chose to get the tattoo after watching England thrash Panama.
The team has yet to make a mark on a major tournament, but beating Brazil to reach the semi-finals will have instilled belief they can win the biggest prize of all. “I still look back on it as an incredible life experience and to be involved with it, I just needed a bit of time to get over it”.